Arborjet accepting scholarship applications

Arborjet accepting scholarship applications

For the fifth year, Arborjet will award 10 scholarships through its 'Taking Root' scholarship program.

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WOBURN, Mass., – Arborjet is now seeking applicants for its 2018 “Taking Root” college scholarship program. For the fifth consecutive year, the scholarship program will award 10 graduating high school seniors each with a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related major at an accredited two- or four-year college.

Applicants for Arborjet’s 2018 “Taking Root” scholarship program must be graduating U.S. high school seniors planning to major in forestry or a related major for the entire 2018-19 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Interested students and educators can find out more about the scholarship by visiting Arborjet.com and applying directly at www.scholarsapply.org/arborjet. The application deadline is June 30, 2018.

"We want parents, educators, counselors and the tree care community to join us in encouraging young students to transform their ingenuity and passion into a career in this important industry,” said Russ Davis, president and COO, Arborjet. “Through Arborjet's ‘Taking Root’ Scholarship Program, we recognize dedicated students who are already demonstrating achievement in their schools and communities and who plan to lend their skills and talents to grow our industry."

For more information and to read about past winners, please visit arborjet.com.